NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Jan 14, 2014 04:07 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cash cattle markets remain undeveloped Tuesday afternoon with bids still hard to find. This could easily push active trade into Thursday or Friday given the desire for each side to dig in their heels and hold their position. Cattle are priced near $141-$142 in the South and $225-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $1.04 higher ($69.10 to $79.50, weighted average $78.71). Corn futures finished generally 2 to 3 cents lower as lack of support following Friday's report driven rally is limiting ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Market's Fine Print
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Appeals Court Upholds Meat Labels
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Zilmax Effects Disputed